FSU CLT 3378 - Oedipus Rex

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How to study for the exam 1 Skim through all the myths again That is honestly going to be the best way to do it Review the lecture notes before you skim so you know what to look for in the story Trust me it will help you understand it a lot better Read as much as you can He likes to get detailed in really pointless stuff sometimes Seriously Skim It s the hands down best way 2 He set up his lectures a lot differently than the first half of the semester Plot Lecture Notes Oedipus Rex Themes Irony Oracles Riddles Hamathia sin blindness ignorance vs Knowledge fate vs free will Summary Before Play Starts Laius told by oracle if you have a son he will kill you Lauis King of Thebes Iocaste Queen of thebes Laius and Iocaste have son who is put on Mt Kithavion Shepard gives baby to Plybus Melope at cornith Oedipus is raised as son of polybus and merope at cornith Oedipus inquires of Delphic oracle about parents told he will kill father marry mother Oedipus wanders away from cornith kills Laius Oedipus enters Thebes solves Sphinx riddle Becomes King and marries Iocast his mother Born to King laios and Iocasta of Thebes Messengar sent to take Oedipus out to cithaeron where his feet bound at ankles Oedipus Swollen foot Suffered from exposure Messengar Shepard gives Oedipus to a shepherd who brings him to cornith and to be raised by King Polybus Oedipus is raised somebody calls him out at a party he goes to oracle at Delphi Oedipus learns of fate leaves cornith and meets kills Laios Solves Sphinx riddle and becomes king marries Jocasta Messengar informs Oedipus about Ploybus death meaning he is now the heir Messenger is also the one who gave Oedipus to Polybus and Merope irony Oedipus vows to catch the murderer and exile him irony Jocasta tries to stop his discovery Oedipus refuses Jocasta runs out Oedipus learns the truth Jocasta hangs herself Oedipus pulls out eyes BeoWulf Main Characters Beowulf Son of Eegtheow Hero King of the greats Hrothgor King of Danes Heorot Great Golden Hall Grendal Man eating monster Greats Beowulf s Tribe Wiglaf Nephew Follow of Beowulf Themes Definition of what makes a good king Virtures Role of death Role of Woman Religion in Poem Warrior culture Death vs immortality thru fame Plot Beowulf 14 thanes arrive in land Confronted by guard Beowulf convinces him to take him to king Appears as hero to king tells him of his father s debt Beowulf is there to repay The Grendal situation is explained he s a dick who rampages villages Unferth gets jealous of Beowulf accuses him of cheating in swimming contest Beowulf swags out and shuts down Unferth with story of how he was a hero The queen shows concern for children of kingdom because of Grendal role of Women Beowulf utters heroic boast is given reins Heorot Grendal shows up Weapons are useless Beowulf slays him with the fucker with his hands Grendal defeated Beowulf fulfills boast Hrothgar not blameworthy Bard sings of sigemund the dragon slayer foreshadows epic of Beowulf Order and Herot restored gifts given fuckin tons of treasure Grendal s Mom goes apeshit she comes terrorizes the hall takes Hrothgar s friend and advisor Beowulf goes to swamp dives down grabs the gaints sword slays Mom returns a badass Years pass King Hygelac dies Beowulf rules for 50 years Thief steals treasure from Dragon Dragon starts to terrorize the land bruns down hall Beowulf goes after dragon his men abandon him except Wiglaf Beowulf is cornered Wiglaf helps defeat dragon Beowulf delivers final blow Beowulf is suffers from wounds Dies Beowulf is given funeral on a ship just like where the story started Follows path of glory and duty Bases friendship after oath to father Fights dragon to save Like Rama people The Illiad Background Zeus marries away thetis to Peleus At wedding the apple of discord it is thrown which leads to a beauty contest Paris judges and wins Helen of Troy most beautiful woman ever Menelaus raises army to get his bitch Helen back Book I Starts out with the invocation of muses to tell story about the Wrath of Achilles Chryseis beautiful maiden is kidnapped by Agamemnon leader of Acheans Father of Chryseis begs offers money Agamem refuses Chryseis prays to Apollo Plague falls upon camp sent from Apollo Tons of people die Agamem says he will give up Chryseis if Achilles gives him Briseis Achilles s maiden Tensions grow between Agemem and Achilles Athena appears and puts them in check Chryseis is sent home Brisies moves in with Agemem Achilles refuses to partake in battle Achilles prays to sea nymph Thetis his mom to punish Achaens for being jerks Thetis talks it out with Zeus He s hesitant because Hera favors Greeks He eventually caves Last hope is to get Achilles back to the front lines Entourage is assembled to persuade him Trojans suffer heavy losses they are defiantly on the losing side Phoenix Odysseus and Ajax go to Achilles tent to persuade him to come to front lines Achilles reveals his two fates Stay in war and die and be famous or go home and live long but be boring He says he wants to go back to the farm Phoenix goes on about story of Meleager ancient story of Hero Ajax criticizes Achilles Achilles still says he still doesn t wanna fight The Entourage leaves Trojans near the Greek ships time is running out Patoclus pleads with Achilles to return he still refuses gets angry Achiles agrees to give armor to Patroclus as long as he follows his condition to only turn the Greek ships away not fight to the walls of troy Patroclus goes to fight battle quickly turns in their favor he gains ground fights to wall of Troy Because he fought to far Hector see that it is Patroclus under the armor and not Achilles Hector kills Patroclus strips armor Patroclus dying words foretell Hector s death Book 18 Achilles mourns rolls in dust as if dead Throws a fit Book 19 God like Doesn t eat for a long time Book 18 Hepaistes makes Achilles new armor 19 Thetis delivers it Agamemnon sends promised gifts to Achilles w Briseis Achilles ready to fight Agamemon swears that he did not get the nasty on with Briseis Achilles unconcerned only longs for battle Vows not to eat until vengeance is had Achilles has finally returned to the fighting and is being a total badass Killing like err body Achilles chokes Scamander river with Trojan corpses River god gets pissed off Athena and Posedion rescue Achilles from angry River god Gods get into a big fight start battling each other Achilles gets near wall all the Trojans except Hector retreat Hector stands


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